Almost all of NASCAR’s earliest races in 2021 will run with limited fans. As the pandemic rages on, individual tracks have reduced seating capacity, beginning with the season-opening Daytona 500. NASCAR has also already reconfigured its schedule once.
Will fans be allowed at Nascar races?
On Thursday, Darlington Raceway announced it will host a limited number of fans for the May 7-9 NASCAR Throwback Weekend. Socially-distanced grandstand seating is sold out for the March 14 Cup race. Camping and limited Infield Hub seating remain available. Fan capacity remains to be determined.
Will Nascar allow fans in 2021?
Sonoma Raceway to allow fans in the stands in 2021
Sonoma Raceway has announced that fans will be allowed to attend the Toyota / Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race on June 6. The event was dropped for 2020 due to the COVID-19 situation in California. … Fans are welcome for the #ToyotaSaveMart350 weekend on June 5-6!
Which Nascar races allow fans?
Daytona International Speedway announced in December 2020 that fans in restricted numbers would be permitted for NASCAR’s main event on February 14th, 2021, and all Speedweeks races that will be held before Daytona 500, including the Clash, Duels and the Trucks and Xfinity races.
Are fans allowed at Daytona 500 2021?
Daytona International Speedway announced that the 2021 Daytona 500 will be run with a limited crowd because of the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The track also confirmed that a re-seating process for fans who already have bought tickets will take place to ensure social distancing between groups.
How much is Nascar attendance down?
This ability to adapt however seems insufficient as NASCAR has recorded a staggering 50% viewership drop in the last 5 years along with substantial admission decline that has varied from 12 -30% percent from 2012 to 2018.
Is Darlington allowing fans?
“Thanks to South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and his administration’s leadership and collaboration to allow us to host fans on our new race weekend. We will continue to work diligently to provide fans another safe, exciting race experience at Darlington Raceway.”
Are fans allowed at Daytona today?
The Daytona 500 will run with limited fan in attendance, Daytona International Speedway announced Wednesday. … NASCAR raced half of its 32 Cup races during the pandemic with limited fans or guests in 2020. The number of fans allowed to attend each race has varied by local restrictions and speedway seating capacity.
How many fans does the Daytona 500 2021 have?
Daytona 500 attendance: How many people will be attending in 2021. The Daytona 500 attendance in 2021 will be limited to just 21 percent of maximum capacity. That’s because while NASCAR is back, so is COVID-19. That amounts to just over 21,000 people at a facility that can seat over 101,500.
How many fans will be allowed at the Daytona 500?
Daytona 500 Expecting 30k Fans: ‘Largest Sporting Event’ in US Since COVID Hit. The 2021 Daytona 500 is expected to have about 30,000 fans in attendance at the Feb. 14 race.